February 8, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Michigan’s High-Profile Players On Capitol Hill

As Chairman Carl Levin presided last week over the contentious Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on confirmation of ex-Senator Chuck Hagel to be the next U.S. More...

Island Community Hall Has Floor Refinished

A crew from Grand Rapids refurbished the wood floor in the Mackinac Island Community Hall. Duane Simmet, owner of Flawless Flooring, installed the floor in the late 1990s, when the community center was remodeled, he said. This time, Mr. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Keep Up the Pace: Doctors Are Committed To Lifelong Learning

People often wonder whether their doctors keep up with the rapidly changing world of medicine, and how they do so. More...

Nature Notes

Visible at Straits of Mackinac, Redhead Ducks Float in Large ‘Rafts’

Late this fall and early winter, I noticed an interesting phenomena several times while crossing the Mackinac Bridge. The first time was on a quiet, clear day with almost no wind. More...

A Look at History

Daughter Liberty Has Raised Her Torch Over Island’s Harbor Since 1950

If the statue in New York Harbor is “Lady Liberty,” then Mackinac Island is the home of Daughter Liberty. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Last week, we experienced pouring rain, which caused slush to build up. More...

Horse Tales

The Blue Cross: Honoring the War Horses of World War I

“If it is true what our old padre says,  That there are horses in the land above,  Are there not some spare stalls to hold my two,  My Black, my Brown, the horses that I love,  They’re only common field artillery plugs More...

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